A Good Deal for Canadians
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is an updated, modernized North American trade agreement that is good for Canada and good for Canadians.
It is the result of Canada being tough at the negotiation table, united at home and getting the job done.
Canada negotiated hard. We stayed strong, even when some were urging capitulation. We held out for a good deal, and we got a good deal. Canadians can be justly proud of this.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, which represents ...
What is the Definition of an Inshore Fish Harvester?
I write this letter to inform your readers why it’s important to define an inshore fish harvester for purposes of a vote by the Labour Relations Board to ultimately decide which union should represent them.
Here are three, real-life examples:
Two men who hold commercial fishing licenses are on the provincial government’s “sunshine list” as having made more than $100,000 in base salary/overtime in 2016 (one alone made more than $130,000), should they also be eligible to vote?
FFAW Launches New Rural Works Campaign
Today, FFAW-Unifor in collaboration with its partners, launched a new campaign to build a coalition for rural Newfoundland and Labrador.
Rural Works is a campaign to build and strengthen an economically vibrant and sustainable rural Newfoundland and Labrador.
The objective of Rural Works is to build a broad and inclusive coalition focused on strengthening rural economies with good jobs, better pay and a longer working season. The Rural Works coalition will bring together the fishing ...
Results of FFAW-Unifor Executive Board Election
On August 4, the FFAW-Unifor Elections Committee tallied the mail-in ballots for the tri-annual Executive Board election, where eight positions were contested.
The Elections Committee, chaired by Reg Anstey, reported the results as follows:
Candidate: Keith Sullivan
Election Winner: Elected by Acclamation
Candidates: David Decker and Peter Leonard
Election Winner: David Decker
Position: VP – Inshore